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Prevalence and Incidence of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia

Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia: Rare Disease

Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia, or a subtype of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Ophanet, who are a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia as a "rare disease". More information about Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia is available from Orphanet

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

The term 'prevalence' of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Angel shaped phalangoepiphyseal dysplasia diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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